This title considers white colonials as part of the colonial presence at the heart of the empire. Between 1870 and 1940 tens of thousands of Australian women were drawn to London, their imperial metropolis and the centre of the publishing, art, theatrical, and educational worlds.
1. Australian Women's Voyages "Home": White Colonialness, Privilege, and Modernity -- 2. Inhabiting the Metropolis: Gendered Space and Colonialism -- 3. Colonizing London: Australian Women's Neighborhoods, Networks, and Associations -- 4. Contesting (Colonial) Men's Imperial Power: Australian Women's Metropolitan Activism and Commonwealth Feminism -- 5. Metropolis as Crucible: Constructing Colonial, Imperial, and National Identities -- 6. Modernity, Women's Bodies, Women's Lives.